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Justice for Delrawn Small

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About Delrawn Small?

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6.5 years of delays

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How you can help

About Delrawn

   About Delrawn Small 

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“It’s been almost seven years of delays by Isaacs’ and his police union lawyers - along with two Mayors, four police commissioners, the CCRB, the Law Department, and Judge Chun - all for the purpose of protecting a cop from facing discipline for shooting our unarmed brother and leaving him to bleed out in the street."

Victoria Davis and Victor Dempsey, siblings of Delrawn Small

On July 3, 2016, NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs cut Delrawn Small's car off while driving erratically down Atlantic Ave in an unmarked car, endangering Delrawn’s infant son, 15-year-old step-daughter, and his girlfriend. Delrawn and Isaacs both stopped at a light. As Delrawn approached Isaacs, Isaacs unholstered his gun rolled down the window and shot Delrawn three times and left him to bleed out in the street.

Isaacs did not attempt to provide emergency aid, called 911 for himself and lied saying he had been attacked, and didn't mention that he had just shot Delrawn and that Delrawn was bleeding out on the street. After the incident, Isaacs and the NYPD promoted Isaacs lie until surveillance footage surfaced, which shows Isaacs shooting Delrawn as soon as he approached Isaacs car.
 

Shot by Officer Wayne Isaacs and left to bleed out in the street

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Delrawn Small was...

Delrawn Small

Campaign & Delays

    About the Campaign to #FireWayneIsaacs

About the campaign

The Justice Committee is working with Delrawn's siblings and Communities United for police reform to demand Mayor Eric Adams and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell fire NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs for killing Delrawn Small, without their pensions or a “good guy” letter. Delrawn was killed in front of his 5month old baby, .

 

After four years of delays, the discipline trial for Thompson and Davis is scheduled to begin on April 24. Help us pack the court! Sign up here to join our campaign.

FACTS!

  1. Delrawn Small was unarmed.

  2. Delrawn had not committed a crime.

  3. Officer Wayne Isaacs shot Delrawn 3 times in front of his 4 month old baby and 14 year old stepdaughter.

  4. Officer Isaacs rolled down his car window to shoot Delrawn.

  5. Video evidence proves officer Isaacs lied in official statements.

  6. The State Attorney General's office charged officer Wayne Isaacs with MURDER.

  7. Officer Wayne Isaacs didn't notify 911 that he had fired his weapon nor that he had shot someone.

  8. Witness testified that officer Wayne Isaacs was driving erratically and almost caused a crash.

  9. Officer Wayne Isaacs was in plain clothes & failed to identify himself.

  10. Almost 7 years later, and 2.5 years since the CCRB substantiated charges and NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs is still on NYPD payroll awaiting his discipline trial. 

Delays

later. Since NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs murdered Delrawn Small on July 3, 2016 there have been 2 Mayors, and 3 Police Commissioners. The delays have been endless.

  • The NYPD decided not to bring misconduct charges against NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs for killing unarmed Delrawn Small in 2016 in front of Delrawn children.

  • In May 2018, Delrawn's family filed a complaint with the Civilian Complaint Review Board requesting the CCRB investigate officer Wayne Isaacs for misconduct.

  • In October 2020 (three years ago), the CCRB substantiated fireable misconduct charges against NYPD officer Isaacs.

  • The NYPD took almost a year to deliver the CCRB's charges to Officer Wayne Isaacs.

  • In March 2021 Officer Isaacs filed a lawsuit (article 78) to try to stop the CCRB from disciplining him. In January 2022, Isaacs baseless lawsuit was dismissed and the CCRB was able to proceed.

  • In 2022, the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) asked Police Commissioner Sewell to take the case away from the CCRB and kill it, but we stopped them!

  • Now Judge Danny Chun has been delaying the scheduling of Officer Wayne Isaacs discipline trial by refusing to rule on the CCRB's motion to unseal Isaacs murder trial for 15 months and counting.

  • In December 2022, Judge Chun finally agreed to rule by mid-January but he didn't.

Mayor Eric Adams and Deputy Mayor Philip Banks have ignored all the family's request for support.

How you can help

Take Action

#FIREWAYNEISAACS

SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Use your social media accounts to help teach people about what happened to Delrawn and how they can help uplift the demand to Fire NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs.

BIRD-DOG MAYOR ADAMS

Step 1: Find NYC Mayor Eric Adams, and ideally a friend that can record the interaction.

STEP 2: (script): Ask the Mayor- "Mayor Adams, will you commit to firing NYPD Officers Wayne Isaacs for murdering Delrawn Small?"

 

Repeat the question to demand Adams respond.

If he says it's Police Commissioner Sewell's decision, say- "as the police commissioner's boss will you recommend Sewell fire Wayne Isaacs for murdering Delrawn Small?

STEP 3: Email your video to Info@justicecomittee.org

HOLD AN ACTION OR EVENT

Please contact Loyda@justicecommittee.org if you or your organization would like to hold an action or event calling for NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs to be fired for killing Delrawn Small

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